zoanthropy

[ zoh-an-thruh-pee ]
/ zoʊˈæn θrə pi /

noun Psychiatry.

a mental disorder in which one believes oneself to be an animal.

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Origin of zoanthropy

1855–60; zo- + -anthropy < New Latin -anthrōpia < Greek; see anthropo-, -y3
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Medicine definitions for zoanthropy

zoanthropy

[ zō-ănthrə-pē ]

n.

A delusion that one is an animal.
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